Batchelor Wins and Bulldog Teams Take Top Spots at Cross Country Meet
Milbank traveled to a cross country meet in Ipswich on Saturday, September 14. The Bulldog boys’ team captured first place, and the Lady Bulldogs were nudged out of first place by only one point by Aberdeen. Nick Batchelor won the meet individually. “Ipswich did a great job of piecing... Read more
Home Cross Country Meet Cancelled
The Milbank Invitational Cross Country Meet on Saturday, September 14 has been cancelled due to heavy rain, course flooding, and expected hill run off. No viable alternative course is available. The MHS team will instead attend the Ipswich Invitational on Saturday. The meet begins at 10 a.m. Read more
Runners Win Pheasant Invitational
The Bulldogs boys’ cross country team bagged first place at the Pheasant Invitational in Redfield on September 5. Milbank won the meet with a team score of 17. Webster took second with 31 points and Timber Lake was third also with 31 points. Head coach Eric Townsend said, “Placing... Read more
Batchelor Leads the Pack in Cross Country Opener
Milbank sophomore Nick Batchelor cruised to a first place victory in the Milbank Breathe Easy cross country meet at the Whetstone Creek Golf Course in Milbank on Friday, August 29. “We have had a good few weeks of practice and the kids were ready to compete,” noted Bulldog head... Read more
Bulldog Runners Set Their Sights High
The Milbank Bulldog cross country runner have set their sights high as the season gets underway. “Our goals are to win the Northeast Conference and Region 1A titles and improve on our state finishes last season,” said head coach Eric Townsend, who is in his 19th season at the... Read more
Cross Country Teams Race to Place at State
Both MHS cross country teams qualified for the 2018 South Dakota State Cross Country Meet. They competed Saturday, October 20, at Yankton Trail Park in Sioux Falls. Coach Eric Townsend summed it up, “The State A was a fantastic meet and great way to end the season for both... Read more
First Time Both Cross Country Teams Win NEC Titles Since 1997
The MHS cross country teams ran away with both first place titles at the Northeast Conference Meet in Webster on October 4. Coach Eric Townsend said, “The boys’ team was crowned NEC champs for the first time since 2011. The girls’ team won the NEC title for the third... Read more
Milbank Cross Country Team Clinches NEC Champ Title
The Milbank Cross Country team traveled to Webster on Thursday, October 4 to take part in the Northeastern Conference meet. After some amazing runs by both the girls and boys teams, Milbank brought home the plaque for NEC champs. For final results, keep up with The Valley Express and... Read more
Bulldogs X-Country Teams Win First and Second in Ortonville
It takes more than a soggy day to stop the MHS Cross Country Team. On Monday, September 24, they boarded the bus and headed to Ortonville, ready to run – rain or shine. Six Lady Bulldogs covered the muddy course in under 20 minutes. Five of them placed in... Read more
Girls Cross Country Teams Place High at Lac Qui Parle
The Milbank Cross Country Team visited Lac Qui Parle on September 18, and the Lady Bulldogs varsity runners took home third place. Top five finishers were; Danica Schulte (13th), Taylor Thue (17th), Amaya Street (18th), Maiah Brown (21st), and Elisabeth Schwenn (22nd). The Lady Bulldogs junior varsity runners earned... Read more